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CARS & MRE 2023 – Last chance to secure your complimentary tickets!

Last chance to secure your complimentary tickets to Europe’s premier event for anyone involved in metals and vehicle recycling at the CARS & MRE Expo at NAEC Stoneleigh on May 24-25, 2023!


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With less than a week remaining, seize the opportunity to claim your FREE tickets for the foremost gathering of professionals in the metals and vehicle recycling sector in Europe.

In 2021, over 1,700 industry experts came together for two exhilarating days, engaging with 70+ distinguished speakers across the theatre and workshops, and exploring offerings from 90+ exhibitors who are leading in the sector space. Anticipated to surpass previous editions, the 2023 event promises to be the most remarkable to date.

This year’s line-up boasts esteemed speakers representing prominent UK and international organisations such as the BMRA, VRA ARA and more, as well as key players such as eBay, Recycling Lives, Salvage Wire and ELV training. Waste Classification, Decarbonisation, Net-Zero, and Green parts feature as key topic areas for the 2023 event.

Pop by the skills labs and workshops areas for free masterclasses on all things dismantling and take advantage of free advice on how to scale your business with The Business Doctors.

In addition to captivating content sessions, workshops and demonstrations, participants can leverage the extensive networking opportunities offered, including the renowned ‘Meet the Buyer’ event, the YBMR networking brunch for young metals recyclers under the age of 40, the free breakfast club on day two and more. Alongside all the traditional elements you could anticipate, plus additional interactive features throughout – it’s an event you won’t want to miss.

CARS and MRE are co-located, allowing attendees to position themselves at the epicentre of the industry. By staying informed with insights from industry leaders, discovering new business prospects, maximising return of investment and all round future-proofing your auto or metals recycling business/ processes – this event is an invaluable opportunity that only comes around biennially – with no other event in the UK like it.

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Owain Griffiths

Owain Griffiths

Head of Circular Economy at Volvo Cars

Owain joined Volvo Cars in June 2021 to lead Circular Economy in the Global Sustainability Team. The company has committed to being a circular business by 2040 and has financial, recycled content and CO2 based targets for 2025, all of which Owain is working across the company to make happen. Owain previously worked for circular economy consultancy Oakdene Hollins where he advised businesses on evidence led circular economy implementation. 

Turning into a circular business and the importance of vehicle reuse and recycling.

The presentation will cover the work Volvo Cars is doing to achieve 2025 but mainly focus on the transformational work towards 2040 and the business and value chain changes being considered. Attention will be paid to the way vehicles are being dealt with at the end of life and the complexities of closing material and component loops. Opportunities and challenges which Volvo Cars is facing will be presented including engagement with 3rd parties and increasing pressure from stakeholders.

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e2e Total Loss Vehicle Management [e2e] is the UK’s only salvage and automotive recycling network with nationwide, environmentally compliant sites delivering performance resilience and service reliability to the insurance and fleet markets.  The network’s online salvage auction drives strong salvage resale values and faster sales.  e2e’s salvage clients have access to the network’s stocks of over 5 million quality graded, warranty assured reclaimed parts. 

The power of the network model means e2e has the ability to influence industry standards and is committed to continually raising the bar whilst redefining the role and perceived value of the salvage operator.  Network members adhere to robust service level agreements, against which they are audited, in order to ensure performance consistency and a market leading customer experience.  

The salvage and recycling operating environment is evolving rapidly, and e2e is anticipating, listening and responding to changing market needs.  Regulatory compliance, ESG, reclaimed parts, customer experience, EVs, new vehicle technologies, data and reputation risk are just some of many considerations linked to the procurement of salvage services.  e2e will drive further added value to clients and members through the adoption and application of emerging technologies, continuing to differentiate its proposition and position salvage services as a professional partnership. 

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